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Digital Resources Assistant - (Part-time / Temporary)

Job reference: 1491616 
Date notified: 10/06/2021 
Job location: Belfast 
Salary: 16-20 £18,994 p/a pro rata 21-24 £19,661 p/a pro rata 
Hours: 25 
Worktime: Mon - Fri 9am-5pm, flexible 
Closing date: 23/06/2021 
Employer: JobStart Scheme 
Business: Government Programme 
Address: Design Centre 
  39 Corporation Street 
Postcode: BT1 3BA 
Telephone: 000 000000 

Job Duties:

Liaise with Disability Action teams to identify/agree resource needs/priorities for business needs. Plan/research a range of resources internal/external to Disability Action. Assist in the co-design/development/drawing together of ideas from focus groups: both staff and service users/participants. Develop and collate online resource tools in a range of formats for Disability Action participants. Test products for errors and make agreed amendments. Monitor/evaluate materials to ensure content remains current and relevant, and keep up to date with technological and software developments. Research and identify online innovations to support delivery of resources. Attend regular review meetings to ensure communication across projects about delivery of online resources. Assist in the rollout of staff awareness training across all projects and to participate in staff training and development as required. Any other duties relating to the post as identified by the line manager.

Qualifications / Experience:

Essential Criteria: IT skills that include a good working knowledge of Microsoft 365 word processing, PowerPoint and spreadsheet packages to enable report writing and presentation of information. An interest in Multimedia/ experience of Multimedia systems/web based content and for design, layout and detail. Creativity, problem-solving and communication skills, in addition to the need for accuracy and attention to detail. Teamwork skills as the post holder will work with individuals in different roles and teams. Evidence of working on own initiative and with others to deliver an agreed objective or goal. Understanding of the issues and barriers relating to people with disabilities. Be self-motivated with an ability to manage work time effectively. Young person aged 16-24 with a disability.
Desirable Criteria: The ability to meet the travel requirements of the post.

Application Method:

JobStart is open to 16-24 years old. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 0300 200 7807

Other Information:

Only young people with a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 are eligible to apply. Although this is a part-time temporary opportunity hours may be extended and it could lead to a permanent position.

Equality Statement: Disability Action recognises its legal and moral obligations to protect all individuals from unfair discrimination and harassment. Where necessary it will take positive steps to ensure that equality of opportunity is afforded to all employees, volunteers and users of Disability Action's services regardless of age, community background, domestic or caring responsibilities, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, political opinion, religious belief or sexual orientation.
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